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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Russian, Spanish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Tour Guide/Server
  • CURRENT: Columbia University, Philosophy Undergraduate (i...
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About Me

Hello! I am a philosophy undergrad student at Columbia University. I love to have deep discussions about life or light banter about the state of affairs.

Exploring New York City is always fun! I have wanderlust like crazy, and I am a dreamer.

When I'm not working as a Tour Guide for Columbia University or as a server on the weekends, I read as much as possible, try new cuisines, and research philosophy, politics, or really anything that interests me at the moment.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm on Couchsurfing to meet new, interesting people from around the world. I love to show a little bit of the city to new friends. I also am here to find people to crash with as I travel around the world.


I love to read non-fiction on philosophy, history, biographies, etc. Since I'm currently in school, I do not have many other hobbies at the moment, but I always do enjoy photography, reading and writing poetry, visiting museums, seeing Broadway shows, enjoying nature (hiking or boating), and more!

I am open to new experiences, and I also revel in finding unique, odd things to do or see.

  • writing
  • poetry
  • photography
  • dining
  • drinking
  • boating
  • politics
  • reading
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • history
  • languages
  • tourism

Music, Movies, and Books

(in no specific order)
MOVIES: American Beauty, Requiem for a Dream, Melancholia, The Life of David Gale, Fried Green Tomatoes, Beetlejuice, Harry Potter movies, Kill Bill movies, anything Tim Burton from the '90s, Room

TV: Broad City, Queer as Folk, Freaks & Geeks, Portlandia, Workaholics, The Whitest Kids U'Know, The Vampire Diaries, Eureka, Parks & Rec, Archer, Seinfeld

MUSIC: Any and all as long as it is coherent; Radiohead, Active Child, Beyonce, Washed Out, Lady Gaga, James Blake

BOOKS: The House of Leaves, Harry Potter, Catcher in the Rye, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The God Delusion, what matters most is how well you walk through the fire, any poetry by Billy Collins, On the Road, classical lit

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Riding the Superman roller coaster in the front seat. I'm afraid of heights, and that was the only release I could get from the fear...riding roller coasters. The Superman pulls you back into flight position, and you take off. All I saw the whole time was the sky or the ground. I felt like Superman.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can help you with English. I can show you around New York City. Together, we can learn more about New York and its place in American history.

I also love learning languages, so if you speak another language, I would enjoy learning basic phrases!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share food, an air mattress, and drinks. If you need further accommodations, please, let me know, and I'll do my best to help.

Countries I’ve Visited

United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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